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Child and Adolescent Therapist

Company: Children's Health Council
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

$10,000 Hiring Bonus for FTEs working .75 or more!!Could this be you?Do you like to work in an environment where we live our mission?Do you value celebrating our differences and learning from them?Are you passionate about the work you do?Do you like the flexibility of being able to work onsite and remotely?Do you value collaboration?Are you looking to be empowered as a professional to help us grow as an organizational community?Are you a skilled cross-cultural communicator, helping cultivate a place of acceptance?Do you value cross-cultural competence and communication with individuals, teams, and systems within our organization?At Children's Health Council, we believe in the promise and potential of every child, teen, and young adult. Our mission is to transform young lives by providing culturally responsive best-in-class learning and mental health services to families from diverse backgrounds regardless of language, location, or ability to pay. We specialize in ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety & Depression, and Autism. Our strategic priorities include: Being people first and empowering our workforce, creating systems built on equity, access, and inclusion, elevating technology, and strengthening our community partnerships.With our Clinical Services multiple partnerships with Stanford University Behavioral Health department, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside some of the top mental health professionals in Silicon Valley.Our Clinical Services team provides expert multidisciplinary evaluation, personalized treatment and innovative programs (at CHC or your child's school) increase every youngster's ability to learn and achieve the balance necessary to enhance life experience and improve school performance. The clinic serves children and young adults.In the LPCC/LMFT/LCSW Child and Adolescent Therapist role, you will have the opportunity to be an important part of this new initiative by providing therapy to teens dealing with anxiety and depression. The therapy you provide may be individual, family, group and/or collateral therapy.Responsibilities:Conduct comprehensive clinical interviews with parents and clients, develop case formulation and synthesize/disseminate significant information to team members.Develop and deliver psychological treatment plans for teens and their families, which may include individual, family, and parent and collateral therapy.Coordinate clinical care with other disciplines including SLP, OT, education, psychology and psychiatry.Conduct in-service training and seminars at CHC or within the community, including continuing education and parent education.Attend clinical staff and team meetings as assigned.Adhere to all mental health legal and ethical mandates and guidelines in the execution of duties, including timely completion of charting, billing, report preparation and ethical/confidentiality issues as outlined by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy or National Association of Social Workers.Participate in IEP conferences and other school meetings to assist school personnel in understanding client issues and rationale for the implementation of recommendations when clinically valid.Meet productivity expectations as assigned by the Division Director.Qualifications:LPCC/LMFT/LCSW from an accredited graduate school, preferably with at least 3 years post-degree experience in either/both a pediatric clinic and/or school-based settingRequired to show valid COVID vaccination (Medical and Religious Belief exceptions) & TB test results ( within the past year)Valid California license to practice in a mental health field requiredMaintenance of valid California license with documentation of continuing education credits submitted to the Board of Behavioral Sciences with copy provided to Division DirectorAdherence to all professional, ethical, legal and confidentiality issues outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy or National Association of Social Workers and State and Federal laws (e.g., HIPAA)Knowledge and understanding of CHC's four areas of expertise: ADHD, LD, anxiety and depression and Autism Spectrum disordersKnowledge and skills in adolescent individual and family therapies, case formulations and treatment planningPassion and enthusiasm about working with teensAvailability to work when teens are available, including afternoon and early evening as neededExcellent time management and material organizational skillsAbility to work in a team-oriented environmentExcellent interpersonal and written communication skills with both client and colleaguesFlexibility to respond to changing circumstances and priorities within the agencyKnowledge and use of computers and an Electronic Health Record (EHR) is essential.Competitive Benefits:We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and an attractive and extensive benefits package for employees working at least .75 FTE or greater, including:Medical, dental and vision benefits401(k)Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsTraining and developmentEducational reimbursementAdoption assistanceLife and personal accident insuranceShort and long-term disability coverageFree continuing education classes offered on-sitePaid sick leavePaid vacation14-16 paid holidays each yearEmployees who work for a non-profit may qualify for loan forgiveness under PSLFLicensed mental health providers may be eligible for California loan repayment programsWe work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

Keywords: Children's Health Council, Palo Alto , Child and Adolescent Therapist, Other , Palo Alto, California

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